California Sketches with recollections of the Gold Mines (SIGNED). Leonard Kip.
California Sketches with recollections of the Gold Mines (SIGNED)
California Sketches with recollections of the Gold Mines (SIGNED)

California Sketches with recollections of the Gold Mines (SIGNED)

Los Angeles: N. A. Kovach, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. 1 of 10 copies from a Limited Edition of 35 numbered copies; this copy unnumbered and with a dash at copy number location. 8vo. (xi) [4] 58pp. Errata slip laid in at rear. Facsimile of Gibbes Map of the Southern Mines, 1852. Half dark blue morocco & cloth, gilt lettering to spine in printed dustjacket. Introduction by Lyle Wright and SIGNED by him and the artist, John B. Goodman. Fine in near fine dustjacket (slight fading to spine; short, closed tear). Item #8939

"... excellent descriptions of San Francisco, Stockton, mining camps, and life in the diggings around the Mokelumne River area." - Kurutz 379b. Kip also observed that once the gold ran out, California would not offer much for settlers - an inaccurate observation as today's California depicts. First book in the California Centennial Series. (Howes K174; Rocq 10081).

Price: $350.00

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